Sometimes it all gets a little too much, but you gotta realize that soon the fog will clear up.— Shawn Mendes
The most jittery Shawn Mendes quotes that will add value to your life
On 'Old School,' I was not an actor, I was Snoop Dogg, so I came to the set with a whole different vibe, and a different crew of people. And on 'Starsky and Hutch,' I was more of an actor. I wasn't Snoop Dogg, the rapper.
With love, there are so many layers to it that you can write all day about it.
It's not just heartbreak or falling in love; there's so many different ways to look at it.
I have a thing where if I'm not in control, I feel the whole world is about to collapse.
I'm a very spontaneous person. When I see something that might be fun or different, I will try it.
I don't want to get on stage and just be another act.
I have a song called 'I Don't Even Know Your Name' which I think is going to be well liked across the board.
I come up with more ideas when I'm on the road, but I don't get to finish them.
I don't get to fully flush them out because I'm so busy on the road. I'm very all over the place, but I'm definitely most creative when I'm out here.
Definitely, it's hard being a young artist and being taken seriously.
People made fun of my skinny legs.
I love acting. I would really love to act.
I have songs about growing up, about ex-relationships - ex-relationship, I should say.
I'm tortured because I care. I'm always upset about not doing things as good as I think I could have because I care.
During crazy times, I just hold back. People are so quick to jump on something or rip it apart.
There's nothing that scares me more than, like, being in the ocean by myself.
The focus should be on the music and not my sexuality.
It's extremely important just to keep things positive and happy as much as we can... I think it's important that singers, actors, or whatever use our voice to spread positive messages as much as we possibly can.
I'll never feel like I've made it.
Maybe I’m just a kid in love.
You don't have to be afraid because we're all the same
My mom says I'm not allowed to move out, but I'm allowed.
I said I have to FaceTime her every night to make dinner with her because I won't be able to do it myself. So she said she'll accept it if I do that.
I like to think of 'Illuminate' as the mature version of the previous one, a year older, more experience.
From day 1, Justin Timberlake has been a huge inspiration for me.
I don't really look into the past too much.
I'm always wanting to spread as much positivity as possible, so I really try to keep that the case with my fans and with the campaigns that I do.
I really like brunettes.
I don't read much, I don't have the time.
But I'm not at all happy about that; I want to read more. It's a promise I made to myself. I think it's important.
I'd say the best scents are ones that don't overtake a room.
I love things that remind me of the outdoors and home.
As soon as I get time, I really wanna dig down and do some acting.
I like dancers. I have a thing for girls who dance.
I think it's not about what you say; it's about what you don't say.
I always think, what type of 11th grader would I be if I was still at school? Or if I was home all the time, would I be at the gym 24/7? Would I be as good at guitar? I know I wouldn't be as mature as I am.
I think I was just bored one summer afternoon, and I decided to post a little video of me singing and playing guitar out of tune.
Being a sex symbol isn't cool unless you're in love with a girl, and she calls you a sex symbol.
I don't really like to say, 'This is where I'll be in five years,' because I truly have no idea.
When I first started playing guitar, so many people told me I couldn't do this or couldn't do that. But I kept at it and ignored that.
When you go on tour, you get so pumped up to make more music, learn more about yourself, and grow more musically. It always happens.
Every time I write a song my approach changes.
I like funny girls.
I think if you're creating music, and you love the song, holding it back is just doing it an injustice.
Sometimes I get more excited for shows that I know are going to be quieter because it gets me more inspired to be more of a showman and be more of an entertainer and forces me to work harder.
There are tons of women's perfumes that I've smelt and been like, 'I love that.
I would totally wear that,' and lots of women smell a lot of men's cologne and think the same thing about that. I think there should be no reason to put gender on it.
You look back at people like Elvis and The Beatles and still get their music because it's timeless. That's what I want.
I want to graduate high school, so it's very important to me, and I'll be focusing hard on that as well.
I think the world is becoming a place where younger and younger people can do great things, and I just hope I can inspire other young people to do the same.
Growing up in a suburban home, the world seems so massive to you.
It seems like cities are so big and so far away, and there's so much in them. So your imagination runs wild, instead of when you are born in the middle of Manhattan, you'd know, like, that this is the biggest city.
I started watching YouTube videos and singing, and it became something that I was obsessed with.
I was one of those kids who was just always on the Internet, always on YouTube, so it was easy for me to do it. It's not work. It's just fun.
I feel very comfortable with the U.K. tone and humour and laid-back attitude.